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Gunta Basko-Melnbarde
Gunta Basko-Melnbarde
Nationality
LAT
Born
27.04.1980
Place of birth
Riga (LAT)
Height
1.81m
Position
SF
PPG
3.3
RPG
1.7
APG
0.8


Gunta Basko-Melnbarde - EuroBasket Women 2015 Profile

While having seemingly called it a day after featuring at the Final Round in Poland four years ago, the veteran swingman is back on board to lend her unrivalled experience to many of the younger players on the roster. Basko-Melnbarde has almost 15 years of national team duties behind her at youth and senior level and despite now moving into the veteran phase of her career, it has not diluted her high-octane style - if her performances in the highly competitive French League are anything to go by. Latvia will re-inherit someone who has a brilliant basketball IQ, nice defence and can play multiple positions. She will be integral both on and off the floor due to her leadership qualities and while she is one of the most famous Latvian women's players, that won't stop her setting the tone when it comes to work rate at what will be her fifth EuroBasket Women Final Round appearance - exactly a decade after her first.

AVERAGE

G
Min
FG
M/A
%
2P FG
M/A
%
3P FG
M/A
%
FT
M/A
%
Reb
O
D
Tot
AS
TO
ST
BS
PF
C
D
Pts
Avg
6
16.8
8/27
29.6
7/17
41.2
1/10
10.0
3/7
42.9
0.2
1.5
1.7
0.8
1.3
1.7
0.2
1.5
1.2
20
3.3

PHOTO GALLERY

Vagos, POR
Arras, FRA
Saint-Sever, FRA
Sint-Katelyne-Waver, BEL
Istanbul, TUR
Adana, TUR
Vologda, RUS
Saint-Servais, BEL
Novosibirsk, RUS
Kursk, RUS
Ramla, ISR
Vienna, AUT
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, ESP
Saint-Amand-Les-Eaux, FRA
Minsk, BLR
Kayseri, TUR
Klaipeda, LTU
Carcavelos/Cascais, POR
Brussels, BEL
Ashdod, ISR
Ruzomberok, SVK
Rezé, FRA
Grodno, BLR
Belgrade, SRB
Vetroz, SUI
Gentofte, DEN
Södertälje, SWE
Mondeville, FRA
Moscow, RUS